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In some ways, there has never been a more pivotal time to work in mental health. Two years of COVID uncertainty have had an impact on many, at great cost...

It has been two years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since October 2020, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and...

Of the estimated 4,000 suicide deaths in Canada each year, 75 per cent are men. Suicide is the country’s second leading cause of death for men aged 15-39 (after accidental...

People 65 years and older, especially men, have a high risk of suicide. As Canada’s largest population group, the baby boomers, approach the plus 65 age range, we may see...

The pandemic has profoundly impacted the mental health and well-being of people working in the retail and hospitality industry. Our October 2021 roundtable set out to examine some of the...

COVID-19 continues to seriously impact mental health and substance use concerns People with substance use concerns are among those most likely to report thoughts about suicide, according to our latest...

This three-part webinar series, co-hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, focuses on emerging research about the impact of legalization for a range of priority populations across...

This webinar, presented in partnership with the University of British Columbia (Okanagan) and the Rural Coordination Centre of B.C., discusses community perspectives on the unique mental health and substance use...

From Mental Health Commission of Canada On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), I commend Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland for including budget measures to improve mental health...